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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Registration of Ina Soybean

Authors
item Nickell, Cecil - U OF ILL, URBANA
item Noel, Gregory
item Cary, Troy - U OF ILL, URBANA
item Thomas, Dennis - U OF ILL, URBANA
item Leitz, Richard - U OF ILL, URBANA

Submitted to: Crop Science
Publication Type: Germplasm Release
Publication Acceptance Date: September 1, 1999
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: This is a Germplasm Release (Variety Registration), no Interpretive Summary required.

Technical Abstract: Soybean cyst nematode (SCN), Heterodera glycines, is a serious pest of soybean throughout soybean production areas in the United States. The nematode causes an annual production loss of $407 million. Control of the nematode involves crop rotation and planting of soybean varieties resistant to the nematode. The cooperative efforts of the USDA/ARS nematology program at Urbana and the University of Illinois soybean breeding program seek ongoing improvement in resistance to the nematode and increased yield. The cultivar Ina incorporates resistance from two sources, PI88788 originally obtained form China and PI437654 originally obtained from Russia. Ina has increased resistance to SCN races that occur in the midwest and higher yield compared to other varieties of similar maturity.

Last Modified: 12/17/2014
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